Ernest W. Allen, 77, of Colonial Road, passed away Friday February 2, 2018 at the Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Carolyn (Gorman) Allen to whom he was married for 48 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Warren and Ruth (Brewer) Allen. Mr. Allen was an Insurance Adjuster for Traveler’s Insurance for over 30 years before retiring. He was a loving, caring and giving person who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was also an avid sports fan. He leaves two daughters, Cheryl Cochrane of East Providence, Debra Owens of Warwick, six grandchildren, Matthew, Bobby, Nathan, John, Tristan and Alex, one sister, Joan Malloy, one brother, Richard Allen and many nieces and nephews. His funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Seekonk Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 4-7. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Heart Association, 1 State Street, Suite200, Providence, RI 02908 or American Lymphoma and Leukemia Society, 2348 Post Road #202, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated.